Average Late-Career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$48.03
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Australia is AU$48.03.
25%
AU$41.00
25%
AU$48.03
50%
AU$56.39
75%
75%
MEDIAN AU$48.03
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Hourly Rate
AU$41 - AU$56
Total Pay
AU$70,585 - AU$123,326

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Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Tasks
  • Evaluate and assess patient mental and physical health through multiple examination methods.
  • Administer medications and other treatments.
  • Implement care plans, treating patients, and counseling families.
  • Provide immediate and long-term care options and plans to patients and their caretakers or family.

Career Paths

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Unit Manager
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Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

An entry-level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.44 based on 5 salaries. An early career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.45 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$37.83 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$39.00 based on 34 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 142 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
46.5%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
23.9%

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